Seventy-five years of the Putnam mathematical competition

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We review the 75-year history of the world's foremost college-level mathematics competition. Evidence is provided to support the assertion that exceptional performance in premier secondary-school-level and college-level mathematics competitions correlates well with an exceptional research career in mathematics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)54-59
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Mathematical Monthly
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


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